To give our citizens an opportunity to contribute and give back to their own community.
The Birtle and District Foundation was established for the Town and RM of Birtle citizens to contribute funds to the betterment of all aspects of the community and its citizens and a way to benefit future generations.
- Roger Wilson, Chair
- Eleanor Dnistranssky, Secretary/Treasurer
- Shonda Ashcroft, Vice
- Suzanne Burdett
- Liz Finch
- Lucille Fulton
- Fred Haun
- Many Lee
- Dwight Stewart
- Shawna Wilson
|Community Endowment Fund||Main fund that we are focused on growing. Money is invested and each year the interest earned from this investment is granted within the community.|
|Prairie View Youth in Philanthropy (Birtle Collegiate)||New fund established in 2018 with assistance from the Thomas Sill Foundation. The BCI YiP group collects grant applications and chooses yearly grant recipients.|
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2017 Grants - Total $9,600
- Birtle Elementary School
- Upper Assiniboine Conservation District
- Birtle Riverside Golf Course
- Prairie View Gymnastics
- The Classic Garden
- Expanding Community Cancer Care
Previous Recipients - Total $28,632
|Foxwarren Historical Society||School Reunion|
|Birdtail Fitness Centre||Floor Mats|
|Foxwarren Rec Centre||Tables & Chairs|
|Cancer Care Committee||Expansion of Regional Treatment Facility|
Prior to 2016
|Valley Rec||Birtle Beach Dock Proj & Disc Golf Course|
|Birtle Minor Ball||Washroom Renos & Diamond Upgrades|
|Classic Garden||Building Renovations|
|Prairie View Gymnastics||Equipment|
|Foxwarren Chapel||Roof Repair|
|Birtle Minor Hockey||Equipment|
|Birtle Fitness Centre||Equipment|
Birtle Foundation supports BES playground fundraiser
Apr. 11, 2018
Birtle Elementary School would like to say a huge thank-you for the amazing support of the Birtle and District Foundation for their generous donation towards our playground fundraising efforts.
Tundra Virden office donates to area foundations
Mar. 27, 2018
Tundra Oil and Gas Partnership through their 2016 United Way campaign once again graciously donated $1950 to the Birtle and District Foundations Community Fund.
Local groups support Gymnastics Club
Mar. 27, 2018
Prairie View Gymnastics Club purchasing new equip-ment thanks to support from Birtle & District Foun-dation, Birtle Lions and Value Shoppe.
Expanding Community Cancer Care Project
Mar. 21, 2018
Birtle & District Foundation Board Member, Liz Finch, presents a cheque to Gloria Tibbatts, Chair.
Project helps youth engage in community
Feb. 7, 2018
Birtle Collegiate is pleased to announce that we have formed a Youth in Philanthropy group after receiving donations from the Thomas Sill Foundation of Winnipeg and The Birtle and Dis-trict Foundation.
Classic Garden receives funds
Jan. 24, 2018
The Classic Garden gives thanks to The Birtle Foundation and all the folks who support this great cause.
Foundation’s money at work
May 7, 2017
Birtle & District Foundation member, Liz Finch, pre-sents cheque for $1500 to the Foxwarren Historical Society.
Birtle Foundation grants to Foxwarren Rink
Feb. 25, 2017
Foxwarren Rink is where the action is. Birtle & District Foundation supports another worthy cause!
Birtle Foundation grants to gymnastics
Feb. 1, 2017
Prairie View Gymnastics Club expands equipment base thanks to help from Birtle & District Foundation and Community Fund for Canada’s 150th.
Birtle Foundation grants $13,700
Jan. 25, 2017
The Birtle and District Foundation, in collaboration with the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th, is excited to announce it will be granting $13,700 to six organizations in the area.